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Synonyms for ragged
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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes
being or dressed in clothes that are worn or torn
"clothes as ragged as a scarecrow's"; "a ragged tramp"
worn out from stress or strain
having an irregular outline
"text set with ragged right margins"; "herded the class into a ragged line"
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.0 / 1 vote
rent, torn, frazzled, rough, jagged, ragamuffin, tatterdemalion
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How to use ragged in a sentence?
A ragged colt may prove a good horse. And so may an untoward slovenly boy prove a decent and useful man.
Under a ragged coat lies wisdom.
My kind of loyalty was to one's country, not to its institutions or its officeholders. The country is the real thing, the substantial thing, the eternal thing; it is the thing to watch over, and care for, and be loyal to; institutions are extraneous, they are its mere clothing, and clothing can wear out, become ragged, cease to be comfortable, cease to protect the body from winter, disease, and death.
For God's sake (I never was more serious) don't make me ridiculous any more by terming me gentle-hearted in print... substitute drunken dog, ragged head, seld-shaven, odd-eyed, stuttering, or any other epithet which truly and properly belongs to the gentleman in question.
I love eulogies. They are the most moving kind of speech because they attempt to pluck meaning from the fog, and on short order, when the emotions are still ragged and raw and susceptible to leaps.
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- potrhaný, otrhaný, členitýCzech
- harapiento, ajadoSpanish
- epätasainen, rähjäinen, ryysyinen, rosoinenFinnish
- en lambeaux, enguenillé, déguenilléFrench
- giobachScottish Gaelic
- esfarrapado, irregularPortuguese
- пересечённый, неровный, изорванный, мохнáтый, косматый, изрезанный, рваный, шероховатый, оборванный, зазубренный, лохматый, резкийRussian
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